ON NOVEMBER 13, COME AND CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPY WITH US!
The Foundation of Greater Montreal is thrilled to invite you to a special gathering that will take place on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Gesù, in Montreal, in celebration of the upcoming National Philanthropy Day, held each November 15 in Canada.
PUBLIC EVENT OPEN TO ALL.
PHILANTHROPY DAY AT THE FGM
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
At Gesù, 1200, De Bleury Street, Montréal
Metro : Place-des-Arts station
*** PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT PRESENTATIONS WILL BE DONE MOSTLY IN FRENCH ***
4:00 PM : CONFERENCE
The Future of Philanthropy : Trends of a Sector in Flux
With : Joanne Villemaire, Senior Vice President & Partner, KCI
What major trends are emerging today in the "carefully optimistic" world of philanthropy in Québec and Canada? What are the opportunities to be seized by non-profit and charity organizations? What are different generations of donors looking for when it comes to giving? With an experience that makes her one of Canada's most trusted and reputed philanthropy consultants in Canada, Joanne Villemaire draws on recent research results and on practical examples to present an overview of the philanthropic sector that will prove useful to donors, foundation and non-profit managers as well as philanthropy specialists.
4:45 PM : PRESENTATION
Philanthropy in action: Inspiring Projects for the Greater Montreal Area
Through philanthropic funds created by generous donors, the FGM supports hundreds of local charity organizations each year. We present an overview of our grant distribution for 2014, with a focus on projects supported through the FGM’s Community Grants Program.
The presenters (in alphabetical order)
Mr Sam Asmar, Entrepreneurial Promotion and Awareness Agent at Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi de l'Ouest-de-l'Île
Mrs France Guillemette, CEO, Logis Rose-Virginie
Mrs Daphne Ferguson, Project Manager, David Suzuki Foundation
Mrs Salma Moussatef, Head of Fundraising and Communications, La Maison Bleue
Mrs Cassandre Pérusse, Project Manager, Wapikoni mobile
Mr Fabrice Vil, Co-Founder and President, Pour 3 points
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Joanne Villemaire, Senior Vice President & Partner , KCI
As Senior Vice President & Partner, Joanne Villemaire leads KCI’s Strategy and Positioning Portfolio, overseeing the firm’s activities in Assessments and Strategy Development, Research & Analytics and Fundraising Communications.
With more than 25 years’ experience in the non-profit sector, Ms. Villemaire is providing strategic advice to many of KCI's teams as they design and deliver services to different clients across the country. Based in Ottawa, Joanne manages KCI's Ottawa office operations while providing strategic counsel to a number of national projects or major assignments.
Before joining KCI, Joanne held a series of senior development positions at the United Way and the University of Ottawa. She has also just recently completed a 6-year term on the board of the Community Foundation of Ottawa,
Joanne was recently honored for her work in the not-profit sector and was named the 2013 Executive of the Year award by AFP Ottawa.